Victims identified in Fatal Polk County Crash


Investigators have named the two drivers killed in a head-on collision in Polk County.

Authorities say that 67-year-old Geraldine Swanson, of Turtle Lake, was driving eastbound on Highway 8 when she crossed the center line. 

Deputies say her vehicle collided with the car of 69-year-old Harvey Richter, of Cumberland. Neither car was carrying any passengers.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the cause of the crash.

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